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Morrisons data leak ‘a wake-up call for business’

In 2014, bank, salary and National Insurance details of almost 100,000 members of staff were posted on the internet and sent to newspapers and data sharing websites by a disgruntled Morrisons employee, Andrew Skelton, in what is believed to be the biggest such leak in British corporate history. Court found that Morrisons was legally responsible for the data leak. Morrisons appealed against the decision which was upheld by the Court of Appeal stating that they agreed with the Judge that Morrisons was vicariously liable for the torts committed by Mr Skelton against the claimants.

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